What should I tell the hiring manager when she, inevitably, drops my name?
You’d be doing her a favor if you stopped lying to her and told her what’s going on.
I met a girl in a seminar just after graduating college.
We had both recently moved to the city and were both in the trenches searching for internships.
I’ve written that up, and made a list of who I’d like to send it to. Do I send it from my company email address while it’s still active, or my personal gmail?
Do I push it out before my two weeks at my current company are up, or wait until the two week gap in between jobs?
It’s too much in the model of “I’m a perfectionist” or “I work too hard” or other attempts to answer with something the applicant hopes the interviewer will actually see as a strength.
(Perfectionism can actually be a crippling weakness, so it’s always weird when people don’t realize that.) 5.In short, she did not take advantage of the learning opportunity and was, in general, an ineffective employee.Now that I have a new full-time job, I find myself lying to her when she asks if I have any prospects or know of any job openings.It could be as simple as: “I feel awkward about this, Jane, but I wouldn’t be comfortable being a reference for you. ” If she asks why, you could say, “Well, at Teapots Inc., you didn’t seem to be all that engaged in the work.To be a reference, I’d need to talk about your work ethic, initiative, and general quality of work, and I don’t feel like I can do that in a way that would help you.” You really would be helping her out if you let her know that — whether or not she appreciates it at the time.They’re pretty basic “I’ll be leaving company X for company Y.